Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

Our times are especially susceptible to satire. Both the subject-matter and the satirists can come from all sides. Something that began as a real issue can be driven into the realm of the absurd, then resurface as serious discussion. Nothing and no one is safe. The new political satire, "The...
A novel about a woman who is determined to pursue her dreams despite the expected and unexpected obstacles can be inspiring. Then bring forth a protagonist like Misha Gaffney - headstrong, emotional, intelligent and caring - and the reader is likely to pull for her through setbacks from sexism,...
The holiday season, with its twinkling lights piercing the icy darkness and obligatory good cheer straining every face is for many people one of the tensest times of the year.  Even the promise of a New Year and the good intentions embodied in our resolutions may leave us as cold as a winter...